With little discussion or fanfare, the Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved a license for Mirage President Felix Rappaport as an officer in the Strip hotel-casino last month.
Affinity Gaming is finally doing what its predecessor, Herbst Gaming, had planned to do all along with the three properties in Primm — turn the hotel-casinos into the company’s top source for revenues.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. executives said Wednesday they agree with assessments that Las Vegas does not need another hotel-casino. That theory is the primary driver behind The Linq, a $550 million retail, dining and entertainment district anchored by the world’s tallest observation wheel.
A sharp decline in U.S. sales pulled down the overall second-quarter results for casino hardware maker Gaming Partners International.
In preparation for an October opening, the Margaritaville Casino in the Flamingo has started taking applications for 250 positions.